Group Training

We offer a wide variety of small business training programs

60-Hour Entrepreneurship Course

This 12-week, 60-hour course is offered to entrepreneurs on the verge of starting a new business and to current business owners seeking to enhance their entrepreneurial skills.  An average of 18 small businesspeople have graduated annually from this course since its inception in 1995, all of whom have developed business plans as a “graduation” requirement of the course. Contact Us

Training Series

Renaissance offers a variety of classes, including a comprehensive 15-hour Quickbooks workshop and our 10-hour E-Commerce training course. This series is aimed at equipping business owners with new skills to take their companies to the next level. Contact Us

Professional Counseling Clinics

Renaissance pairs clients with seasoned professionals who offer pro-bono advice through weekly clinics. Renaissance’s roster of professional experts includes Certified Public Accountants (CPA’s) and attorneys familiar with business-related issues. Contact Us

Single Subject Seminars

Each year, Renaissance holds at least six seminars and other group-counseling events for current and new clients as a means to efficiently provide high-quality instruction and training.  These discrete, single-subject seminars reflect a diverse range of topics such as understanding taxes, bookkeeping, technology implementation, obtaining and negotiating commercial leases, and financial literacy. Contact Us

View Our Current Class Schedule

Classes are offered on a regular basis. While our counselors are always available to walk you through upcoming offerings, you can see REDC’s current class schedule here.

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We have lent over $50 million to over 1200 businesses and have provided technical assistance to more than 10,000 entrepreneurs.

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Over 80% of our loans are made to minority clients.

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Over 5,000 jobs have been created as a result of our programs.

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If you would like to support our mission of serving small business owners throughout New York City, please consider making a contribution to Renaissance Economic Development Corporation today.

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